Ehsaas Education Stipends

Education Conditional Cash Transfers are an important pillar of Ehsaas and are included in the Ehsaas framework as Policy #73 ‘Education Conditional Cash Transfers’. Education Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) serve the dual purpose of socially assisting vulnerable households and at the same time reduce the number of out of school children, which is an important outcome for Pakistan given that there are 18.7 million out-of-school children in the country. Under the nationwide Ehsaas School Stipends program, students aged 4-22 years of all Ehsaas beneficiary families are eligible to get education stipends. The program has been extended nationwide to 160 districts. As per Ehsaas’ weighted-in-favour-of-girls stipends policy for all conditional cash transfer programs, girls get a higher stipend across all age groups, which signals the government’s intent to facilitate girls’ education. 

 

 

Details in English

 

Programme Brief

                                             

              

Videos about the programme

Introductory video: To watch video on Ehsaas Education Stipends, please click here.

Video on Programme Digitization: To watch video on digitization of Ehsaas Education Stipends, please click here.

Press Conferences and Media Briefings

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SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar’s media briefing to unveil details about nationwide rollout of massively reformed Waseela-e-Taleem, under the Ehsaas umbrella November 12, 2020 Watch here.

Events

PM launches nationwide Ehsaas Education Stipends
Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the nationwide “Ehsaas Education Stipends” on September 1, 2021 in Islamabad.
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International development partners’ delegation witnesses Waseela-e-Taleem Digital enrolments in Peshawar

SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar accompanied by H.E. Christian Turner, British High Commissioner; Najy Benhassine, Country Director World Bank; Xiaohong Yang, Country Director Asian Development Bank; Julien Harneis, UN Resident Coordinator; Androulla Kaminara, Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan; and Lire Ersado from the World Bank, visited Ehsaas offices in Peshawar on February 1, 2021 to witness new enrolments under Waseela-e-Taleem Digital. 

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SAPM Dr. Sania convenes the maiden meeting of Ehsaas steering committee for Waseela-e-Taleem Digital

SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar convened the maiden meeting of steering committee for Waseela-e-Taleem Digital on January 6, 2021 in Islamabad. 

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PM announces nationwide rollout of massively reformed Waseela e Taleem Digital under Ehsaas

Prime Minister Imran Khan announced the nationwide roll out of Waseela e Taleem Digital on November 13, 2020 in Turbat, Balochistan.  

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SAPM Sania Nishtar oversees new enrolments under Waseela-e-Taleem Digital in outskirts of Islamabad

SAPM Dr. Sania Nishtar visited Islamabad Model School for Girls and Mubeen Shah Model School for Boys in Jhang Syedan Islamabad on Nov 4, 2020 to oversee the new enrolments in Waseela-e-Tasleem (WeT) Digital.

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